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Abraham Trapunski Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1046
  • Fonds
  • 1944-1997

Contains photographs, reel to reel audio, cassette audio and textual documents related to the organizational activities of Abraham Trapunski. The bulk of the Abraham Trampunski papers focus on his involvement with the Vilna and Vicinity Association. Most of the papers in the collection range from 1953 - 1980, when he apeears to have been most active in these associations. Other prominent institutions include The Canadian Jewish Congress, YIVO and the Montreal Yiddish Committee.

Trapunski, Abraham, 1909-1997


Consists of correspondence from various family members, primarily to Charles and Celia Rostoker.

Debbie Mayman Fonds

  • CA JPL-A 1408
  • Fonds
  • [1921]-1980

The fonds contains a substantial amount of souvenirs commemorating Debbie Mayman's travels, including postcards, pamphlets, menus, and receipts from destinations including London, England, Paris, France, and Ste. Agathe, Quebec. A number of records document Debbie Mayman's marriage to her husband, Philip Mayman, including wedding invitations, receipts, newspaper clippings, and telegrams acknowledging their engagement. A second set of telegrams in the fonds celebrates Debbie Mayman's parents' own marriage. Several certificates and awards demonstrate Mayman's presence in the Jewish community, including the B'nai B'rith Women's Organization; a number of receipts and financial records document Mayman's expenses including her donations to Jewish organizations like the Maimonides Hospital Foundation.

Mayman, Debbie

Dreyfus Collection

  • CA JPL-A 1318
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1914 [predominant 1903-1908]

The Dreyfus Collection contains material related to the Dreyfus Affair, specifically the publicity and commentary surrounding the trial. It consists of a collection of editorial cartoons, newspaper clippings, broadsides, photographs and drawings. The content represents both positions in support and against Alfred Dreyfus, some of which are explicitly antisemitic. The collection of postcards contains political cartoons and caricatures that were circulating at the time. Similarly, some of the posters represent the trial in a political manner. Newspaper clippings from the period are also included in the collection.

Dreyfus, Alfred, 1859-1935

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